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Deacon Michael's Homily for The Baptism of the Lord - January 10, 2020

Posted by Dcn Michael Ward on 1/09/21

 

Here's my homily for The Baptism of the Lord reflecting on baptisms, kingdoms, and allegiance in light of some troubling realities and recent events in our country.

The Sunday readings for this day can be found HERE

I welcome any questions, comments  and observations in the comments box below. 

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Deacon Michael's Homily for Feast of the Holy Family - December 27, 2020

Posted by Dcn Michael Ward on 12/26/20

Dec 27, 2020

Here's my homily for the Feast of the Holy Family reflecting on prophecy, stars and families.

The Sunday readings for this day can be found HERE

I welcome any questions, comments  and observations in the comments box below. 

Peace.

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Deacon Michael's Homily for 3rd Sunday of Advent - December 13, 2020

Posted by Dcn Michael Ward on 12/13/20

Here's my homily for the 3rd Sunday of Advent meditating on Christian joy in Advent and Christmas time.

The Sunday readings for this day can be found HERE

Pope Paul 's Letter on Christian Joy referenced in my homily can be found HERE

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Deacon Michael's Homily for the 1st Sunday of Advent - November 29, 2020

Posted by Dcn Michael Ward on 11/28/20

Here's my homily for the 1st Sunday of Advent meditating on significance of "time" for Christians, and the reason for our hope highlighted by Advent and Christmas.

The Sunday readings for this day can be found HERE

I welcome any questions, comments  and observations in the comments box below. 

Peace.

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Deacon Michael's Homily for the 33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time - November 15, 2020

Posted by Dcn Michael Ward on 11/15/20

Here's my homily for the 33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time looking at trying to find the love in a reading where is just doesn't seem to be there,  to the dregree that some think that this must just be about some other somethings...but it isn't. 

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Deacon Michael's Homily for the Solemnity of All Saints - November 1, 2020

Posted by Dcn Michael Ward on 10/31/20

Here's my homily for the Solemnity of All Saint reflecting on the destinty open to all the saints, the people of God, hoped for down through the ages to this day, and about living beatitude to experience beatitude.

The Sunday readings for this day can be found HERE

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Deacon Michael's Homily for the 29th Sunday of Ordinary Time - October 18, 2020

Posted by Dcn Michael Ward on 10/17/20

Here's my homily for the 29th Sunday or Ordinary time reflecting on just what belongs to Caesar and what belongs to God.

Today's Gospel provides the occasion for a bit of a civics lesson for us, useful for considering the realities the nation faces presently.

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Deacon Michael's Homily for the 27th Sunday of Ordinary Time - October 4, 2020

Posted by Dcn Michael Ward on 10/03/20

Here's my homily for the 27th Sunday or Ordinary time reflecting on vineyards and what we are called to these days in the those that we are accounatble for.

You can read the Sunday readings on which it is based can be found HERE

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Deacon Michael's Homily for 25th Sunday of Ordinary Time - September 20, 2020

Posted by Dcn Michael Ward on 9/28/20

Sorry this is posted so late.  Ooops.  But...here's my homily for the 25th Sunday or Ordinary time reflecting on "fairness" and "generosity". I received quite a bit of feedback since. Hope it engages you as well.

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Deacon Michael's Homily for 21st Sunday of Ordinary Time - August 23, 2020

Posted by Dcn Michael Ward on 8/23/20

Here's my homily for the 21st Sunday or Ordinary time reflecting on the implications of our answer to Jesus' question "Who do you say that the Son of Man is?"

You can read the Sunday readings on which it is based HERE

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